Sunday, April 19, 2009
Readathon Final Update
Five books completed for a total of 1,013 pages.
Genesis. Bernard Beckett
The Fire Gospel. Michel Faber
When Will There Be Good News? Kate Atkinson
Great Granny Webster. Caroline Blackwood
D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths. Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire
*Edited to add Final Event Meme
1. Which hour was most daunting for you?
1-2 am, whatever hour that was. Then I gave up and went to bed until 5:30 am.
2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year?
The Atkinson, the Faber.
3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?
Perhaps have the readathon last a few hours longer so everyone could have some sleep without feeling guilty about it.
4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon?
5. How many books did you read?
6. What were the names of the books you read?
7. Which book did you enjoy most?
Kate Atkinson's When Will There Be Good News?
8. Which did you enjoy least?
The Norse mythology simply because I was reading at too fast a clip by then so that I could finish it before the readathon ended (finished with one minute to spare).
9. If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders?
10. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time?
Very likely. Reader